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Cultural tours Australia

Experience cultural immersion while travelling

Tours with deep cultural significance

Many of our extended tours are packed with activities such as festivals and events; visits to preserved convict settlements, museums and art galleries; heritage-listed sites, tasting local food and drinks, and connection with local Indigenous guides through language, food, customs and dance.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
14
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Take an epic road trip like no other along Western Australia’s stunning and diverse coastline. From Broome’s iconic Cable Beach, through the mining hubs of Port Hedland and Karratha to eco cruises on pristine Ningaloo Reef and Monkey Mia. From Kalbarri National Park to the mysterious Pinnacles and onto Perth and intriguing Rottnest Island. WA is filled with adventure, come and see...

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Physical rating:
1 - Easy
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Tour duration:
8
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The National Cherry Festival is on the first weekend of December, traditionally at the height of the cherry picking season. This iconic regional produce event showcases the famous Cherry which has been part of the landscape around Young for over 150 years. Travel in style on our Luxury 'Gold Class' coach, discover the town and its harvest, delicious fruit, wine, food and festival! Will the longest Pip Spit record be broken again this year? Who will be the 2024 Cherry Pie Eating Champion? Come with Fun Over Fifty and visit this lovely rural community and have FUN! Following the festival we make our way to the Hunter Valley for the famous Hunter Valley Christmas Lights Spectacular!

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Make tracks for Queensland's central west on the Spirit of the Outback, an historic rail journey like no other. Then delve deep into outback life staying in Longreach, Toogunna Plains Station and Roma. Visit the Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. Take a Station tour and Thomson River sunset cruise. Unearth dinosaurs in Winton, Waltz with Matilda, take a station tour with insights to the land overseeing all of Queensland’s iconic outback.

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Physical rating:
4 - Highly Active
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Tour duration:
17
days

Begin your tour at Lake Maggiore, located in Northern Italy. Visit the charming village of Cison di Valmarino, situated in the Veneto region. Admire the medieval architecture, narrow streets, and beautiful vineyards. Travel to the enchanting city of Venice and experience a memorable gondola ride. Journey to Florence and immerse in the city’s rich culture. Make a stop in Pisa to see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Continue your tour to the stunning Cinque Terre, a collection of five coastal villages perched on the cliffs of the Italian Riviera. Conclude your tour in the eternal city of Rome home to the Colosseum.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
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Traverse the state of Queensland through Roma, Barcaldine, Emerald, Longreach, and Cloncurry to the Gulf of Carpenteria to experience an epic Gulf sunset and Sand Island dinner. See the outback come to life, learn about the heritage of mining, discover the indigenous culture, and ride the legendary Gulflander train as touring heads through Cobbold Gorge and Undara to tropical Cairns on this journey showcasing the best of Queensland.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
14
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Head way out West and discover the beauty of WA’s wildflowers, natural formations and historic attractions. Flights take you in to Perth for 2 night stay with coach touring which includes visits to Geraldton, Dalwallinu, Hyden, Albany, Pemberton, Margaret River and Busselton. Cruise the Donnelly River, marvel at The Pinnacles and Wave Rock, enjoy the delights of Rottnest Island and be mesmerised by dreamtime legends in the Ngilgi Caves.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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*Ex-tropical Cyclone Kirrily floodwater is moving its way towards Lake Eyre creating a powerful spectacle*

Our journey begins in the vibrant city of Adelaide. From there, we'll head north to Port Augusta, a gateway to the stunning landscapes of South Australia. Leaving Port Augusta, we'll travel to the unique underground town of Coober Pedy. This opal-mining town is unlike any other, known for its fascinating underground homes and vibrant opal industry. In the evening, we'll visit the Breakaways, a striking desert landscape, to witness a breathtaking sunset. Get ready for an exhilarating adventure as we embark on a scenic flight from Coober Pedy to William Creek. We take to the skies once again for a mesmerizing scenic flight over Kati Thanda Lake Eyre, with a stop off at Anna Creek Station, where you'll be treated to drinks and canapés. Then we'll journey to Wilpena Pound for a two-night stay. Our adventure concludes as we head back to Adelaide.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
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Australia's Top End and the Kimberley await with adventures to be had, dreamtime culture to enlighten and glorious nature to explore. Marvel at the termite mounds of Litchfield National Park, see Rock Art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands in Kakadu, discover Katherine Gorge and the Ord River, soar above the Bungle Bungles, see the Derby Boab Tree for yourself, then finish with a camel ride on stunning Cable Beach.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
11
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Take the inland route from Brisbane to Melbourne, discover quirky characters and hidden treasures along the way. Try your luck for opals in Lightning Ridge, enjoy a wildlife Zoofari at Dubbo's Western Plains Zoo, and visit Miners Heritage Park in Cobar. See the 'Living Desert Sculptures' in Broken Hill and the Old Wentworth Gaol before enjoying a paddleboat cruise on the Murray and a finale night in Melbourne.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Fly into the heart of the nation for stays in Yulara (Uluru) and Alice Springs. Enjoy sunrise and sunset over the Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), trek with camels through Uluru, take a view from above with breathtaking views and enjoy a once in a lifetime dining experience at Sounds of Silence under the Southern night skies. We then make our way into Kings Canyon where we enjoy cultural experiences, stop at Kings Creek Station before heading into Alice Springs to visit the Royal Flying Doctors Service. Finish off the tour with a bush style true outback style BBQ with a visit to Standley Chasm, driving via West Macdonnell Ranges and heading into Ormiston Gorge before flying home.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Join us as we explore the best of South WestQueensland and its rich history. Enjoy lunch and a tour of the historic HotelCorones, visit the Bilby Centre and experience a Big Sky Twilight tour at theCosmos Centre. Visit the Artesian Time Tunnel, discover the history of StGeorge, a tour and three course lunch with wine tasting at RiversandsWines.  Arriving then in Lightning Ridge for a two-night stay where wevisit the Australian Opal Centre, housing the world’s greatest publiccollection of the Australian Opal. Nearing the end of our epic journey, enjoy acotton tour of Goondiwindi before our final lunch together at Albert RiverWines.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
9
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Experience the charm of Picnic Point Toowoomba and a night in Roma, where you'll witness a live cattle auction alongside local graziers. Explore Charleville with a local guide and take in the historic Hotel Corones. Don't miss the enchanting twilight tour and stargazing at The Cosmos Centre. Venture further into the Outback with a local guide to Quilpie before indulging in 2 nights of deluxe cabins at Toogunna Plains Station. Explore the Eromanga Natural History Museum, where prehistoric fossils come to life, and savor a Taste of the Outback dinner. Immerse yourself in the vast Mitchell Grass Plains of Longreach with 3 nights of glamping. Delve into the ancient past at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum and explore the Waltzing Matilda Centre. Pay tribute to Australian stockmen at the Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Cruise the Thomson River at sunset, dine under the stars, and enjoy an authentic outback show. Conclude your adventure with an overnight rail journey in sleeper cabins aboard the Spirit of the Outback.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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Heron Island is a National Marine Park situated in the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. This area is a significant nesting location for two threatened sea turtle species, the Green Turtle and the Loggerhead Turtle. Our tour to Heron Island is in the height of baby Green and Loggerhead Turtle hatching season. During hatching season, turtle hatchlings will erupt from their nests between 25 to 50 metres from shore and make their way to the reef, just beyond the water’s edge. Heron Island is a true coral cay and is ribboned by white sands, crystal clear waters and acres of coral with beautifully coloured marine life. The emphasis is on enjoying natural beauty. Stress is replaced by adventure, and your days are filled with discovery

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
11
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Join us as we unearth all aspects of Victoria as we rove the highways and byways of this diverse state. Delve into bustling metropolitan Melbourne, travel along the Great Ocean Road and enjoy a breathtaking scenic flight over the 12 Apostles. Traverse The Grampians to Ballarat and experience history at Sovereign Hill. Dig up our gold mining history in Bendigo and board a paddle steamer in Echuca before discovering the beauty of the High Country.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Enjoy a luxurious Christmas getaway to the cool Southern Highlands. Unrivalled in style and class this tour takes in South West Rocks, the Hunter Valley, 3 nights in old-world grand country-house charm at Peppers Manor House in Sutton Forest, and a 5 star finish in Sydney's Circular Quay. With a Gala Christmas Day lunch and Boxing Day cruise on Sydney Harbour, this will be a very Merry Christmas indeed!

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
11
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Treat yourself this Christmas with the awe-inspiring sights and tastes of Tasmania with 11 days discovering Port Arthur Penal Settlement, Tasman Arch, Derwent Valley, Eaglehawk Neck, Bruny Island and more. We celebrate Christmas in Hobart with a long sumptuous lunch and spend New Years Eve in Launceston. You’ll be tempted by heritage, culture, taste sensations and glorious natural scenery whilst also visiting Cradle Mountain, Strahan and Launceston.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
12
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This epic adventure heads into the heart of the Red Centre starts with 1 night in Adelaide before travelling overnight in Gold Service onboard the mighty Ghan. Enjoy a night in Alice Springs visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges, then see the wonders of Uluru with 3 nights at Yulara including the stunning Sounds of Silence dinner. Re-board the Ghan for another night before finishing with 1 night in Darwin.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
19
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This really is a 100% New Zealand experience as we unearth both the north and south islands of 'the land of the long white cloud'. An in-depth tour showcasing Maori culture and heritage, undoubtedly some of the world's most stunning scenery and good kiwi hospitality. Enjoy two breathtaking rail journeys and an overnight cruise on awe-inspiring Milford Sound as we discover all there is to know about our neighbours across 'the ditch'.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Unpack once and stay in a Harbour View Room at the Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore. See all of the spectacular must do’s of sensational Singapore in an all encompassing immersive tour. From the beautiful gardens to the bustling streets spend your days learning the rich history of this vibrant destination.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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Welcome to an unforgettable journey to Broome, Western Australia's hidden gem. Immerse yourself in the beauty and excitement of this unique destination. Explore the Buccaneer Archipelago on a thrilling seaplane flight to Talbot Bay, where you'll witness the awe-inspiring Horizontal Falls up close. Dive into the world of pearls with a guided tour of the Willie Creek Pearl Farm, including a scenic cruise. Experience the magic of a sunset camel ride along Cable Beach and uncover the secrets of the ancient world with a visit to 120 million-year-old dinosaur footprints. Cruise the pristine waters of Talbot Bay and admire the architectural wonder of Beagle Bay Church. Journey to the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, explore Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, and be captivated by the marine wonders at One Arm Point Trochus Hatchery and Aquarium. With expert guidance and a memorable culinary journey included, this is your ticket to an unforgettable Broome adventure. Join us and create memories that will last a lifetime!

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
14
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Explore vibrant Perth, encounter indigenous culture, and immerse yourself in stunning natural beauty. Pay homage to history in Albany, marvel at unique rock formations, and enjoy country hospitality in Hyden. Then, indulge in a luxurious 4-day train journey aboard the Indian Pacific, all-inclusive with fine dining and immersive off-train experiences. Conclude your adventure in Sydney, where city sights await. Join us for an unforgettable journey through diverse landscapes and rich history.

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Luxury and style

At Fun Over 50 Holidays, you get a luxury experience from start to finish. All transport, accommodation, and food must meet our standards.

Industry leaders

At Fun Over 50 Holidays, we are proud to be industry leaders with two decades' experience creating unforgettable tours for our guests.

Tours for any fitness level

Each of ours tours has fitness rating so our guests know if it's right for them. Everyone on the tour wants the same level of activity.

All inclusive tours

You don't have to worry about a thing on our tours because all transport, all activities and most meals are included.

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